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'Empire' 5 things that happened in season 2 premiere

Cookie and her gang are back! Fox's 'Empire' returned for its sophomore season, and as expected, things are still dramatic with the Lyons.

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A scene from Empire. play

A scene from Empire.


The second season of FOX's 'Empire' returned with lots of drama, feuds, back stabs, and murder.

If you were wondering what the show had to offer upon its return, then check out note worthy things that happened on show;

1. Cookie, Hakeem, Andre and Anika thought they’d succeeded a hostile takeover of Empire Entertainment, using $250 million from investor and new comer on show, Mimi Whiteman.

Taraji P Henson and Terrence Howard for 'Empire' poster play

Taraji P Henson and Terrence Howard for 'Empire' poster



2. Bad news is, Mimi changed sides, teaming up with Jamal and Lucious, who is still imprisoned, to retain their position.


3. Jamal suspended Hakeem’s record as payback, and froze out his mother Cookie, who gave him a slap while expressing her fear that he would turn out to be just like his father.

Chris Rock, Daniel Lee and Terrence Howard on set of 'Empire' play

Chris Rock, Daniel Lee and Terrence Howard on set of 'Empire'


4. Lucious and Cookie’s drug lord boss, Frank Gathers played by newcomer Chris Rock, not only found himself in jail with Lucious, he also found out it was Cookie who once snitched on him.

5. As payback, Frank had the head of Cookie’s cousin delivered to her apartment door, leaving Cookie rattled.

Cookie had to pay a visit to Lucious, who turned Gathers’ allies into his enemy, and had hi murdered.

'Empire' stars Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Grace Gealey, Ta’Rhonda Jones, Kaitlin Doubleday, Bryshere Y. Gray among others.


The show has added a long list of entertaining and exciting Guest stars  which include  Marisa Tomei, Chris Rock, Alicia Keys, Tyrese, Kelly Rowland, Lenny Kravitz, Ludacris and Becky Gomez.

So, what are your thoughts on 'Empire'? Do you think Jamal would turn out to be just like his father?

Watch cast and crew dish out on what to expect from show;

Do you think Jamal Lyon would turn out to be like his father Lucious?»

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